Dr Foo Keong Tatt obtained a postgraduate degree in surgery (FRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1971 and a postgraduate degree in urology (FAMS) from the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, in 1991. He is currently Emeritus Consultant and Adviser at the Department of Urology at Singapore General Hospital, having served as the Head of Department from 1988 to 2001. He is a Clinical Professor at National University of Singapore and Adjunct Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.

He is the Founder President of the Singapore Urological Association; was the Secretary-General to the Urological Association of Asia from 1998 to 2006; and has been the Honorary Executive Director of the Urological Association of Asia (UAA) since 2010. He is currently a member of the Residency Advisory committee, Specialist Accreditation Board (SAB) under the Ministry of Health.

He was awarded the Public Administrative Medal (Silver) in 2001.